Tag Archive for Holocaust denial

Report: Poland’s President & Prime Minister ‘persona non grata’ at White House

Because of Poland’s Holocaust Law, that criminalizes any blaming of Poland or its citizens for Nazi crimes, both President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will not be received by President Donald Trump or the White House should they visit the United States, according to a document by the Onet news site.

By JTA

 

A leading news site in Poland reported that it had obtained documents suggesting that the country’s highest officials are not welcome at the White House over a law limiting discourse on World War II.

Poland’s current political leaders – Photos: Wikimedia

The documents, which the news site Onet did not describe in its March 5 report, mean that President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will not be received by President Donald Trump or any other member of the administration in the United States at all, the report said. Continue Reading »

Warsaw should confer honorary Polish citizenship on Mahmoud Abbas

Without a doubt, Mahmoud Abbas’ antisemitic doctoral thesis he wrote for a Moscow university currently qualifies him as the perfect candidate for Polish citizenship, especially after Polish President Mateusz Morawiecki, speaking at the Munich Security Conference quoted Abbas saying, ‘Nazis were not the only perpetrators of the Holocaust – there were Jewish perpetrators as well.’

By David Bedein

 

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has declared that it would engage in an international campaign to denounce Polish President Mateusz Morawiecki, who told participants at the Munich Security Conference on Feb 17, 2018, that Nazis were not the only perpetrators of the Holocaust – there were Jewish perpetrators as well. Continue Reading »

Today’s role of “Black Propaganda” and the Holocaust

Europe’s rise in anti-Semitism stems from an acute indifference to the horrors of the Holocaust, that stems from the lack of a proper education, the ongoing ‘black propaganda’ and disinformation still being waged against the Jews, vis-à-vis Israel.

By ADNAN OKTAR

 

The Shoah was one of the gravest tragedies in history, yet many countries were apathetic and indifferent at the time. It took quite a while for the United States to take action. The United Kingdom was aware of what was happening, nevertheless, it initially followed a policy that emboldened Hitler. Today, even though in Western countries the Holocaust has acquired its status and is affirmed in the legislation of many, things are quite different in the Muslim world. Continue Reading »

Google censured for directing ‘Holocaust’ searches to revisionist neo-Nazi websites

 

Google adjusts its algorithms after users asking “Did the Holocaust happen?” found they were being directed to white-supremacist, neo-Nazi forum.
• Google: Algorithms to best answer a query is a challenge, and we don’t always get it right.

By Israel Hayom Staff & News Agencies

 

An embarrassed Google announced it was adjusting its algorithms after users who entered the question “Did the Holocaust happen?” in online searches were directed to a neo-Nazi website.

The results of the Google search for "Did the Holocaust happen?" - Photo- Screenshot 

The results of the Google search for “Did the Holocaust happen?” – Photo- Screenshot

Until recently, the top result the search engine provided to the query was a link to Stormfront, a white supremacist online forum, and an article titled “Top 10 reasons why the Holocaust didn’t happen.”

In an interview with NBC News on Tuesday, a spokesman for Google did not directly address the controversy, but said, “We strive to give users a breadth of diverse content from a variety of sources, and we’re committed to the principle of a free and open web. Continue Reading »

Not Really News: On Remembrance Day Khamenei Denies Holocaust

 

WATCH VIDEO: An ignoramus on Western History, Iran’s supreme leader released a video in which he expresses doubt that the Holocaust ever took place, teaching lies and hate to his followers.

By Elad Benari

 

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday took advantage of International Holocaust Remembrance Day to deny that the Holocaust ever occurred.


A video titled “Are The Dark Ages Over?” was posted on Khamenei’s official website. Against the backdrop of images of the Auschwitz death camp, the video says that “speaking about the Holocaust and expressing doubts about it is considered to be a great sin,” but that “it is not clear whether the core of this matter is a reality or not.”

The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) posted a version of the video with English subtitles to its website. Continue Reading »

Berlin warns Facebook: Clamp down on Holocaust denial – It’s illegal in Germany

 

In an interview with Reuters, Justice Minister Maas confirmed a letter was sent to Facebook, telling them they must abide by German laws banning racist content, even if it might be allowed in the US under freedom of speech.

By REUTERS

 

Facebook will have to abide by German laws banning racist sentiment even if it might be allowed in the United States under freedom of speech, Justice Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with Reuters.

SS Guard, a.k.a. the ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’ goes on trial in Germany

Former Nazi guard, 93 yr-old Oskar Groening, who was tasked with collecting the belongings of victims who arrived by train, is indicted and to face trial in Germany for his part in Nazi crimes during the Holocaust.

By The Associated Press

 

Hedy Bohm had just turned 16 when the Nazis packed her and her parents onto a cattle car in May 1944 and sent them from Hungary to the Auschwitz death camp in occupied Poland.

Survivor at remembrance ceremony – Photo: MCT

After three days and nights in darkness, crammed into the standing-room-only car with babies wailing, the doors were flung open. Continue Reading »

Report: Int’l Congress of Holocaust Deniers Gather in Center of London

Anti-Semitic gathering organized under a veil of secrecy at Grosvenor Hotel in the heart of London is meant to demonize Jews and propagate hate to advance neo-Nazi agenda.

By JPOST.COM STAFF

 

A large international conference of Holocaust deniers recently took place in the heart of London, Britain’s Daily Mail reported on Saturday.

Holocaust survivors at Auschwitz – Photo: REUTERS

“This is the biggest and most significant meeting of Holocaust deniers that Britain has ever seen. It is a very worrying development,” the paper quoted Gerry Gable, an expert on the extreme Right who aided the news outlet’s undercover investigation of the event, as saying. Continue Reading »

Inspired by Charlie Hebdo, Iran to host competition for best Holocaust denial cartoon

An Iranian cultural center will reward a $12,000 prize to the artist who creates best cartoon satirizing the genocide of Jews , in ghoulish contest inspired by Charlie Hebdo images.

By Ynet

 

An Iranian cultural center announced a plan to hold a competition for Holocaust denial cartoons, in response to the massacre targeting the Charlie Hebdo magazine after it published cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.

The winning cartoon from 2006

Iran’s House of Cartoon and the Sarcheshmeh Cultural Complex organized the competition, according to the Independent, and invited participants to submit satirical drawings on the subject of Holocaust denial by the beginning of April. Continue Reading »

Anti-Semitism Officially Promoted at Iranian State-Sponsored Hatefest

Iran resumes its New Horizon Conference in Tehran, devoted to promoting anti-Israel activists, anti-Semitic propaganda, and speeches from Holocaust deniers.

By Cynthia Blank

 

The New Horizon Conference – whose cancellation last year was attributed to the “more moderate” new government of President Hassan Rouhani – has gone on as planned this year.

Anti-Israeli activity in Iran

Anti-Israeli activity in Iran – Reuters

The conference, currently taking place in Tehran, is part of its 13th International Resistance Film Festival. According to conference materials, the meetings are devoted to focusing on a range of topics, including “Similarities [between] Nazism and Zionism, America and the Zionist crimes in the world, Hollywood and the Israel lobby, etc.”

Mohsen Ghomi, official advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, opened the conference with this statement: “Our source of power is just our words which are the biggest threat to Zionists,” and that, “American officials are puppets of the Zionist lobby who are taking advantage of American ignorance.”

The conference drew some high-profile American anti-Israel activists, as well as international anti-Semites and Holocaust deniers, revealing a disturbing collaboration between such individuals and Iranian purveyors of anti-Semitic propaganda, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Continue Reading »

California school asks students: Was Holocaust real?

 

8th-graders were asked to write for a homework assignment, an essay on if the Holocaust was an actual historical event or a political scheme designed to influence public emotion.

By Reuters

 

A California school district is under fire after eighth-graders were given an assignment to write an essay explaining whether they believed the Holocaust was a real historical event or a political scheme to influence public emotion and gain.

Auschwitz: Essay on whether it really happened.

A new program for Holocaust studies at the University of Haifa is allowing students to shine a light on their families’ own personal histories. – Photo: AP

“It was an error,” Syeda Jafri, spokesperson of the Rialto Unified School District near Los Angeles, said on Monday.

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Abbas denounces Holocaust as ‘most heinous crime in modern era’

Abbas who’s on record disputing the accepted number of deaths in the Holocaust as well as accusing Zionist agitation as the cause of the Holocaust, releases a Holocaust condemnation, the 1st of its kind from a Palestinian president.

Netanyahu: Instead of soothing int’l public opinion, Abbas should be choosing between Hamas & peace with Israel.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas released a special message on Sunday in Arabic and in English on the occasion of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, in which he decried the murder of Jews in the Holocaust as “the most heinous crime against humanity in modern history.

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Russia’s Parliament approves law making Holocaust denial illegal

 

Under new law, violators found guilty of Holocaust denial could be fined up to $15,000 or imprisoned up to 5 years.

By JTA
 

 

Russian lawmakers approved a bill that would make Holocaust denial illegal.

Holocaust candles

Holocaust candles – Photo: REUTERS

The lower house of the Russian Parliament, or Duma, passed the measure Friday on its first reading, the Voice of Russia reported Monday, making it illegal to deny the verdict of the Nuremberg Tribunal and punishing the “rehabilitation of Nazism.”

Those found guilty of the crime could be fined up to $8,300 or imprisoned up to three years. Public officials or media personalities would be fined nearly double or face up to five years in prison. Continue Reading »

Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei doubt whether ‘Holocaust ever happened’

 

While claiming there is no freedom of speech in Europe, Iran’s supreme leader, denies the Holocaust saying ‘Holocaust is an event whose reality is uncertain.’

By News agencies

 

Ahmadinejad is no longer the president, the nuclear negotiations with the west are progressing – but Iran continues to deny the Holocaust: The Islamic republic’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has reverted back to his old ways and once against slammed the western world, while denying the Holocaust.

Iranian leader Ali Khamenei (Photo: AP)

Iranian leader Ali Khamenei – Photo: AP

“Even countries that claim to have freedom set red lines on which they’re utterly strict. Does anybody dare talk about Holocaust in Europe? Continue Reading »

After EU Pressure, Greek party finally backs tough anti-racism law

Only after condemnation from EU, Greek PM’s party ‘reevaluates’ its opposition to new tougher bill that outlaws Holocaust denial.

By JTA

 

ATHENS – Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his conservative New DemewThe about-face on Thursday apparently was in response to widespread condemnation over the party’s stance from the European Union, as well as to Greek and international Jewish groups that had urged Athens to take stronger steps against the ultranationalist, neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras - Photo Greek Press Office

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras – Photo: Greek Press Office

New Democracy had refused to back the bill sponsored by two smaller parties in the ruling coalition, saying that existing legislation was sufficient to deal with racist attacks that have been spawned by Golden Dawn.

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